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Orchid Species: Vanda ampullacea

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)
Vanda ampullacea is an orchid species identified by (Roxb.) L.M.Gardiner in 2012.
Vanda (V.)
(name currently accepted by Kew)
(Roxb.) L.M.Gardiner
ORIGIN: Found in central China, western Himalayas, Assam India, Bangladesh, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Andaman Islands, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam at elevations of 300 to 1500 meters in subtropical forests near rivers often on deciduous trees.

DESCRIPTION: A great, miniature sized, hot to cool growing, vandaceous plant, with short, simple, several leafed stems carrying suberect, distichous, ligulate, acutely bifid or truncate and apically toothed leaves that are keeled on the underside and grooved on the top that is a spring through summer bloomer on an axillary, 3 to 8 [8 to 20 cm] long, shorter than the leaves, compact inflorescence that have many small flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 1/2 to 1 1/4 inch [1.5 to 2.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Ascocentrum Asctm ampullaceum 1913 (Roxb.) Schltr.
Add+ Gastrochilus Gchls ampullaceus 1891 (Roxb.) Kuntze
Add+ Saccolabium Slm ampullaceum 1838 (Roxb.) Lindl.
Add+ Aerides Aer ampullacea 1832 Roxb.
Add+ Oeceoclades Oecl ampullacea 1845 (Roxb.) Lindl. ex Voigt
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